Sunday January 1, 2017 - Saturday December 30, 2017
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2017 Reading Challenge
 

Join us in 2017 for our 17 in 17 Book Challenge!

  • Commit to reading any 17 books during 2017.
  • Record the books that you read at our 2017 Reading Challenge Page
  • For each book that you read, enter the title and author (and add a little something about the book if you want - no spoilers though! (for example, Book #1, Title, Author).

At the end of 2017, everyone that has completed the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, courtesy of the Friends of Dracut Library.

Spread the word! Invite your friends to join.  No registration required. Please note that this is an ADULT only program.

 

 

CONTACT: Nanci Milone Hill  978-454-5474  nhill@mvlc.org
 

Join us in 2017 for our 17 in 17 Book Challenge!

  • Commit to reading any 17 books during 2017.
  • Record the books that you read at our 2017 Reading Challenge Page
  • For each book that you read, enter the title and author (and add a little something about the book if you want - no spoilers though! (for example, Book #1, Title, Author).

At the end of 2017, everyone that has completed the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, courtesy of the Friends of Dracut Library.

Spread the word! Invite your friends to join.  No registration required. Please note that this is an ADULT only program.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill
  978.454.5474
  nhill@mvlc.org

Monday December 11, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Volunteers Gr. 4 & 5

Grade 4 & 5 volunteers are needed for our next special event.  We'll be having crafts and games all based on children's favorite books like Curious Groerge", "Cat in the Hat", Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "Clifford".  You must be able to attend the program on Monday, December 18 from 4:00- 5:30 PM.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Grade 4 & 5 volunteers are needed for our next special event.  We'll be having crafts and games all based on children's favorite books like Curious Groerge", "Cat in the Hat", Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "Clifford".  You must be able to attend the program on Monday, December 18 from 4:00- 5:30 PM.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday December 12, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GRADE 4 & 5 BOOK CLUB

Children in grades 4 and 5 are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  The book is "Dragon in the Sock Drawer".  Read the book at home.  At the meeting we'll discuss our favorite parts, make a related project, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what the snack will be?  Copies of the book are now available at the Circulation Desk.  Parents - please let Penny know about any food allergies when you register your child.

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"Cousins Jesse and Daisy always knew they would have a magical adventure, but they are not prepared when the "thunder egg" Jesse has found turns out to be a dragon egg that is about to hatch."
CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Children in grades 4 and 5 are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  The book is "Dragon in the Sock Drawer".  Read the book at home.  At the meeting we'll discuss our favorite parts, make a related project, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what the snack will be?  Copies of the book are now available at the Circulation Desk.  Parents - please let Penny know about any food allergies when you register your child.

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"Cousins Jesse and Daisy always knew they would have a magical adventure, but they are not prepared when the "thunder egg" Jesse has found turns out to be a dragon egg that is about to hatch."
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Holiday Music Then and Now!

In her program Holiday Music Then and Now, highly acclaimed pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham shares her own arrangements of various holiday pieces both traditional and popular. With styles ranging from contemporary classical and jazz to ragtime, she plays holiday songs from both the far past and the present, such as "Sleigh Ride", "Greensleeves"and more, sharing interesting facts about the songs' beginnings and composers."

 

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CONTACT: Diane Annunziato  9784545474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 39 spaces available.

In her program Holiday Music Then and Now, highly acclaimed pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham shares her own arrangements of various holiday pieces both traditional and popular. With styles ranging from contemporary classical and jazz to ragtime, she plays holiday songs from both the far past and the present, such as "Sleigh Ride", "Greensleeves"and more, sharing interesting facts about the songs' beginnings and composers."

 

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CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  9784545474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 39 spaces available.

Wednesday December 13, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft.

Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme.

Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a DOUGHNUT theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft.

Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme.

Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a DOUGHNUT theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for happy doughnut clip art

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Story & Craft

This program is for children age 4 - grade 1.  Hear the story "Christmas Tree Farm".  Find out what it takes to grow a Christmas tree.  Learn some interesting things about the trees.  Then, make your own beautiful tree, decorate it and take it home.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 12 spaces available.

This program is for children age 4 - grade 1.  Hear the story "Christmas Tree Farm".  Find out what it takes to grow a Christmas tree.  Learn some interesting things about the trees.  Then, make your own beautiful tree, decorate it and take it home.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday December 14, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
NO PRESCHOOL FUN TODAY

The library will open at 1 PM.

 

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

The library will open at 1 PM.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 15, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday December 18, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Craft & Game Day

Today our 4th & 5th grade volunteers will be here to help you celebrate some of your favorite book characters with crafts and games.Play Bananna Ring Toss with Curious George.  Help the Cat in the Hat clean up the house.  Go bowling with Brown Bear, Brown Bear.This and losts more.  Best for children ages 2-7.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 27 spaces available.

Today our 4th & 5th grade volunteers will be here to help you celebrate some of your favorite book characters with crafts and games.Play Bananna Ring Toss with Curious George.  Help the Cat in the Hat clean up the house.  Go bowling with Brown Bear, Brown Bear.This and losts more.  Best for children ages 2-7.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 27 spaces available.

Tuesday December 19, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday December 20, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a COOKIE theme. Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required. Can't wait to see you!

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a COOKIE theme. Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required. Can't wait to see you!

Image result for happy cookie clip art

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Friends of the Dracut Library - Monthly Meeting

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library Monthly Meeting!

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library Monthly Meeting!

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 22, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Early Closing Christmas Holiday

The libray will close at 12pm for the Christmas Holiday 

The libray will close at 12pm for the Christmas Holiday 

Saturday December 23, 2017

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

Monday December 25, 2017

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

Tuesday December 26, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Movement & Music

This program is for Toddlers and Preschoolers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend with the family.  There will be songs, rhymes and dancing for all to enjoy.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

This program is for Toddlers and Preschoolers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend with the family.  There will be songs, rhymes and dancing for all to enjoy.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGOS

Come join us for our monthly LEGO CLUB.  Children in Kindergarten (Sorry, no pre K) to grade 5 are welcome to attend.  Build something from your imagination and we'll put it on display in the lobby.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Come join us for our monthly LEGO CLUB.  Children in Kindergarten (Sorry, no pre K) to grade 5 are welcome to attend.  Build something from your imagination and we'll put it on display in the lobby.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday December 27, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CAKE theme. Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required. Can't wait to see you!

Image result for happy cupcake clipart

CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CAKE theme. Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required. Can't wait to see you!

Image result for happy cupcake clipart

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 2:30 PM
SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

This program is for children in grades 1-5.  There will be engineering activities, Snap Circuits, and other projects to work on.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

This program is for children in grades 1-5.  There will be engineering activities, Snap Circuits, and other projects to work on.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday December 28, 2017
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
MANDALA CRAFT

Children in grades K-5 may attend theis craft.  A mandala is a circular picture with various shapes inside to color.  It is a large 9 inches in diammeter and makes a great wall hanging.  Learn about symmetry as you work.  Registration is required.  Please be on time as your reserved spot may be given to a drop in.

Velvet Art Mandalas

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Children in grades K-5 may attend theis craft.  A mandala is a circular picture with various shapes inside to color.  It is a large 9 inches in diammeter and makes a great wall hanging.  Learn about symmetry as you work.  Registration is required.  Please be on time as your reserved spot may be given to a drop in.

Velvet Art Mandalas

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 18 spaces available.

Saturday December 30, 2017
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DROP IN CHILDREN'S CRAFT

Drop in between 9 AM and 4 PM to make this week's craft.  No registration is required.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop in between 9 AM and 4 PM to make this week's craft.  No registration is required.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday January 2, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM
Foundation for a better Dracut

Murder Mystery Practice 

CONTACT: Linda Trouville   dr.ltrouville@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Murder Mystery Practice 

CONTACT:
  Linda Trouville 
  
  dr.ltrouville@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday January 3, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be a TRAIN craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be a TRAIN craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for train clipart

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Parker Writers Group

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

CONTACT: Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday January 4, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday January 5, 2018
anim_rabbit
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday January 8, 2018
anim_dog1
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
rec_yoga
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga Evenings

Join us for this opportunity to begin or continue a yoga practice.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.  Water will be provided. 

Our instructor will be Checka Antifonario.  This class is the first of a series of three.  You must register seperately for each session.

Registration opens January 3rd.

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CONTACT: Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for this opportunity to begin or continue a yoga practice.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.  Water will be provided. 

Our instructor will be Checka Antifonario.  This class is the first of a series of three.  You must register seperately for each session.

Registration opens January 3rd.

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CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday January 9, 2018
anim_dragon
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kindergarten Book Club

Come join us for kindergarten book club! Our selection will be Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin. Did you know dragons LOVE tacos?? Read the book to avoid making a dangerous mistake when hosting your first dragon taco party! All children are not expected to read this book on their own. Please read it together as a family and start a discussion that we will continue when we meet as a group. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. We'll do a related craft and eat a snack. Please email Joan well ahead of time with allergy concerns. And of course, feel free to bring your favorite dragon to book club to join the fun!

Registration is required. The requested barcode is your MLVC library card number. 

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Come join us for kindergarten book club! Our selection will be Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin. Did you know dragons LOVE tacos?? Read the book to avoid making a dangerous mistake when hosting your first dragon taco party! All children are not expected to read this book on their own. Please read it together as a family and start a discussion that we will continue when we meet as a group. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. We'll do a related craft and eat a snack. Please email Joan well ahead of time with allergy concerns. And of course, feel free to bring your favorite dragon to book club to join the fun!

Registration is required. The requested barcode is your MLVC library card number. 

Image result for dragons love tacos

 

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday January 10, 2018
trans_mbta
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be an AIRPLANE craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for plane clipart

CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be an AIRPLANE craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for plane clipart

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for January 10, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT: Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for January 10, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

Friday January 12, 2018
anim_rabbit
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday January 16, 2018
misc_none
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday January 17, 2018
trans_mbta
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

 

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be a CAR craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for car clipart

 

CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 15 spaces available.

 

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be a CAR craft. We can't wait to see you! 

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.

Image result for car clipart

 

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Foundation for a better Dracut

Murder Mystery Practice

CONTACT: Linda Trouville   dr.ltrouville@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Murder Mystery Practice

CONTACT:
  Linda Trouville 
  
  dr.ltrouville@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday January 18, 2018
misc_none
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
misc_none
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday January 19, 2018
anim_rabbit
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday January 22, 2018
misc_none
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
rec_yoga
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga Evenings

Join us for this opportunity to begin or continue a yoga practice.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.  Water will be provided. 

Our instructor will be Checka Antifonario.  This class is the first of a series of three.  You must register seperately for each session.

Registration opens January 3rd.

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CONTACT: Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for this opportunity to begin or continue a yoga practice.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.  Water will be provided. 

Our instructor will be Checka Antifonario.  This class is the first of a series of three.  You must register seperately for each session.

Registration opens January 3rd.

Image result for checka antifonario

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday January 23, 2018
misc_none
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
misc_none
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room


 

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.



Location: Children's Room

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Foundation for a better Dracut

Murder Mystery Practice

CONTACT: Linda Trouville   dr.ltrouville@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Murder Mystery Practice

CONTACT:
  Linda Trouville 
  
  dr.ltrouville@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday January 24, 2018
trans_mbta
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos
 

Calling all terrific twos! This is a storytime just for YOU! Join us in January for THINGS THAT GO story time! Repetition is key for this age group so during January we will read Night Light by Nicholas Blechman each week and learn rhymes with a transportation theme. We will do a simple craft. This week's craft will be a BOAT craft. Can't wait to see you!

Registration is appreciated for craft planning purposes, but is not required.